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Westbound Classic: Vladivostok to Moscow

Type:group or private
Season:March - November
Duration:16 days
Group dates: 01 May 2022 - 16 May 2022 13 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022 31 Aug 2022 - 15 Sep 2022 13 Sep 2022 - 28 Sep 2022
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Destinations:Vladivostok Ulan-Ude Irkutsk / Lake Baikal Yekaterinburg Kazan Moscow
Rate:from $3,370 USD per person

This itinerary features Buryatia, the close relative of Mongolia and place which keeps the largest Lenin's head in the world. Ever-changing scenery, temples, ancient churches, local cuisine of many nations along your way, simply the best Trans-Siberian experience!

  • Bucket list travel, classic Trans-Siberian railway tour from Vladivostok to Moscow

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from Vladivostok to Ulan-Ude by train fare first class economy

from Ulan-Ude to Irkutsk / Lake Baikal by train fare first class economy

from Irkutsk / Lake Baikal to Yekaterinburg by train fare first class economy

from Yekaterinburg to Kazan by train fare first class economy

from Kazan to Moscow by train fare first class economy

RATE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ROOM: $0 USD
Rate from: $3,370 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ROOM: $0 USD
Rate from: $3,370 USD

Inclusions

Accommodation

  • 3-, 4, or 5-star hotel of your choice, hand-picked by our staff for their excellent amenities and central location
  • 1 night Vladivostok // 2 nights Ulan-Ude with early check-in // 1 night Irkutsk // 1 night Listvyanka village at Lake Baikal shores // 1 night Yekaterinburg // 1 night Kazan // 2 nights in Moscow with early check-in
  • 6 nights on board

Meals

  • Group tour: Welcome dinner
  • Full breakfast at the hotels (exсept Day 1)
  • Buryat lunch in Irkutsk (or at Lake Baikal) // Siberian lunch at the Taltsy museum // Tatar cooking master-class with lunch in Kazan

Transportation

  • Train 2nd class train compartment as per itinerary

  • from Vladivostok to Ulan-Ude by train fare economy

  • from Ulan-Ude to Irkutsk / Lake Baikal by train fare economy

  • from Irkutsk / Lake Baikal to Yekaterinburg by train fare economy

  • from Yekaterinburg to Kazan by train fare economy

  • from Kazan to Moscow by train fare economy

  • Superior trains on the route with a/c, heaters and dining carriage for your comfort. 1st class: one place in 2-seats compartment. 2nd class: one place in 4-seats compartment
  • Private transportation on tours as per program in a comfortable a/c car/minivan/bus (except on walking tours)
  • Private return airport/train station transfers
  • Meet & greet at the airports/train stations

Sightseeing

  • Full-day (6 hours) guided tour of Vladivostok: Highlights include harbour, Submarine S-56, Golden Bridge, viewpoint Eagle’s Nest, Vokzalnaya Square, the monument of the Trans-Siberian Railway, Vladivostok fortress museum
  • Ulan-Ude full day (8 hours) guided tour: Atsagatski Datsan, Lenin’s head monument, Old town // Ulan-Ude full day (8 hours) guided tour: Ivolginsky Datsan, Old believers village
  • Ust-Orda half-day (4 hours) guided tour
  • Lake Baikal (Listvyanka) full day (8 hours) guided tour: Shaman rock, Baikal Museum of Limnology, Chersky Stone observation point (Cable car), local souvenir market, boat cruise
  • Irkutsk half-day (4 hours) guided tour: St. Epiphany Cathedral, Kirov Square, Taltsy Museum guided tour with national folk performance
  • Yekaterinburg half-day (4 hours) guided tour: Europe-Asia border or Pyzhma military museum
  • Full-day (8 hours) guided tour of Kazan: Highlights include the Kazan Kremlin, Kul Sharif Mosque, Syumbike tower, Old Tatar village
  • Full-day (8 hours) guided tour of Moscow; Highlights include Moscow Kremlin (visiting the Cathedrals and the Armory), the Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral (outside), Lenin’s Mausoleum (outside), GUM, the Bolshoi Theatre (outside), metro tour

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Entrance tickets to all included sightseeing attractions (except optional)
  • Russian Visa supporting documents, including an official visa invitation letter, and step-by-step guide on how to apply for your visa

We value your comfort

  • Dedicated local English-speaking guide in all places as per program
  • Russian local sim card with data
  • 24/7 support before and during your trip with us
  • Best places to stay, to eat, to go out and have fun - safe and secure with the tour operator that specializes in Russia. Tips already included
  • Group tours are fully escorted by a bilingual tour director
  • Maximum group size 20 people

    CHECK OUT WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT TRAVELLING WITH US

    Michael, USA: Discoveryrussia's Trans Siberian first class!

    All arrangements for us on the Trans Siberian worked out very well.There were 6 stops including Vladivostok and Moscow, guides were first class and pickup/drop off drivers were prompt. Hotels were ideally situated and everything about the trip was great!

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